Quinoa, Cherry and Feta Salad

  • Prep Time:
    15 minutes

  • Cook Time:
    15 minutes

  • Yield:
    8 (1/2 cup) servings


  • 1 cup uncooked truRoots® Organic Quinoa
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons Santa Cruz Organic® Pure Lemon Juice
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground thyme
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped dried cherries
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped pecans
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. PREPARE quinoa according to package cooking instructions. Cool to room temperature. Fluff with fork.
  2. WHISK oil, lemon juice, honey and thyme in large bowl. Add quinoa, cherries, cheese, pecans and parsley. Stir to combine. Season with salt and pepper. Chill.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 serving of 8
Calories Per Serving: 200
Total Fat Grams: 14g
Calories From Fat Grams: 120
Saturated Fat Grams: 3g
Saturated Fat Grams Percent Daily Value: 14%
Cholesterol: 10mg
Cholesterol Percent Daily Value: 3%
Sodium: 125mg
Sodium Percent Daily Value: 5%
Carbohydrates: 18g
Carbohydrates Percent Daily Value: 6%
Dietary Fiber: 1g
Dietary Fiber Percent Daily Value: 5%
Sugars: 13g
Protein: 3g
Vitamin A Percent Daily Value: 8%
Calcium Percent Daily Value: 6%
Vitamin C Percent Daily Value: 4%
Iron Percent Daily Value: 4%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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